2014 Annual Award for Best Libri Student Paper

De Gruyter Saur announces the 2014 annual award for best Libri Student Paper. Since 1950, through 63 volumes, “Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services” has been a leader among scholarly journals in the international library world. As part of its strategy to remain one of the premier library journals, Libri is issuing a […]

Call for Chapters: Bringing Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts into the Library

Call for Chapters: Bringing Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts into the Library Book Publisher: American Library Association Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook, American Library Association, 2010http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646 The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times, American Library Association, 2011 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3090 Chapters sought from U.S. and Canadian librarians who’ve worked with visual […]

NEA Newsletter Call for News!

Attention archivists, students, and repositories in the New England area: The NEA newsletter is currently seeking articles about your activities and accomplishments for the July 2011 issue of the NEA newsletter. The newsletter relies entirely on entries from members, so please share your news with the archives community! Past entries have included announcements about newly […]

Nominate! ARLIS/NA Worldwide Books Award for Publications

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Worldwide Books Awards for Publications is given in recognition of outstanding publications by ARLIS/NA Individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts. The form of recognition may range from a certificate of merit to a cash award of up to $1,500. Nominated […]

ACRL Webcast: From Idea to Publication

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is now accepting registrations for this three-part series on academic publishing for librarians.  Each webcast has a separate $50 registration fee. Webcast 1: Understanding the Research Question (September 23, 2010) Webcast 2: Analysis and Writing (November 4, 2010) Webcast 3: Submitting for Publication (December 1, 2010) Please […]

Professional development at ALA-Annual in Chicago

For those of you planning to attend the American Library Association’s annual Conference in Chicago, July 9 – July 15, here are two great programs which may be of interest to new librarians. The Conference Mentoring Program (sponsored by the New Members Round Table, NMRT) is open to all ALA members and is designed to […]

Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews – New ARLIS publication

ARLIS/NA has just announced a new online publication, Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews. This is a really great resource, and many thanks to Joel Atkinson, Rachel Beckwith, Sherman Clarke, Ross Day, Jennifer Faist, Joy Garnett, Jennifer L. Hehman, Jacqueline L. Rogers, Amy Watson and editors Jennifer L. Hehman and Kraig Binkowski. I’d love to see […]

Highlights from College and Research News

From Volume 68, Number 10: Pearls of wisdom from Deborah Lee’s “On the Tenure Track: Strategies for Success” Get documentation about your institution’s tenure process Talk to people who have recently gone through tenure in your library Get a mentor Make a plan and visualize your successful portfolio Keep supporting documentation throughout your career Overview […]

ARLIS/NA Reviews: Call for Reviewers

For the next “column” of ARLIS NA Reviews [http://www.arlisna.org/resources/reviews/index.html], I am seeking ARLIS NA members to review the titles that appear at the end of this email. The deadline for submission of a 450-word review is Friday, December 21. The title will be mailed to you, with instructions for completing your review. If you are […]

Summary of Backpack to Briefcase: Life after Library School

Backpack to Briefcase: Life after Library School. Sarah Carter Moderator Introduced the session saying this session was born from the conference last year at Banff, and envisioned something that would help students, and new professionals jumpstart their role in ARLIS.